December 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

HASB reorganizes for year

Huntingdon residents Carolyn Payne and Susan Grainey were sworn-in and welcomed as the newest members of the Huntingdon Area School Board Thursday night.  The two women took part in the first official meeting of their four-year terms as the boar More...

JC students address local, campus culture

A group of Juniata College students found a proactive avenue to address the impacts of recent world, national, state and local events on campus culture by hosting, “United, Not Divided: The Conversation,” in the Brumbaugh Academic Center More...

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Council members support Project Walk Huntingdon

Juniata Valley Sustainability Club adviser Pam Grugan along with Juniata Valley High School student and club member Rachel Payne gave a presentation to Huntingdon Borough Council’s community development committee Thursday afternoon. More...

Area brief

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Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Friday, Dec. 4 AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 p.m. in St. John’s Episcopal Church, Huntingdon. Narcotics Anonymous p Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 15 More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Packers win 27-23 on ‘Hail Mary’

DETROIT (AP) — Aaron Rodgers took the shotgun snap on an untimed down with no time left, shuffled to his left, slipped a sack, rolled right and heaved a pass that seemed as high as it was long.  More...

SEC championship preview capsule

No. 2 Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC, No. 2 CFP) vs. No. 18 Florida (10-2, 7-1, No. 18 CFP), 4 p.m. (CBS)  Line: Alabama by 17 1/2  Series Record: Alabama leads 24-14.  WHAT’S AT STAKE  More...

UCLA upsets Kentucky

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Alford barely mentioned last year’s 39-point drubbing by Kentucky and showed no video of it in preparing UCLA for the rematch.  The memory was already seared in the minds of the players who endured the humili More...

Annie's Mailbox

Uncle has no authority to discipline

Dear Annie: I am a 33-year old married man. My wife and I both have children from previous marriages. My daughter sees us every other weekend, but my wife’s 10-year-old daughter lives with us. More...

Hints from Heloise

Hints from Heloise ®

The case for change

Dear Heloise: I really enjoy reading your column every day and getting all the helpful hints. Here’s one of mine:  Most folks change and wash bedsheets weekly or so. I wash just the PILLOWCASES every couple of days. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Libra.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015:  More...

Unemployment lowest since ’08

Huntingdon County’s employment rate dipped from September to October, bringing it to its lowest point since June 2008.  The county’s jobless rate fell to 6.2 percent in October from 6.8 percent in September. More...

MUASB member welcomed

With only seven of the nine seats filled, the Mount Union Area School District board of directors welcomed a new member to its board Thursday night.  At the start of the meeting, solicitor Fred Gutshall administered the oath of office to new boa More...

Crowd turns out for Saxton Christmas events

With just a slight chill in the air, there could not have been a more perfect evening for the Christmas in the Parkway (CHIP) committee’s annual Christmas program and tree lighting event Thursday evening. More...

State  Free Access 

Philadelphia to absorb $8M in costs from papal visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city of Philadelphia is going to absorb nearly half of the costs of hosting Pope Francis for two days in September, or about $8 million.  In the months leading up to the visit, city and church officials had said tha More...

World  Free Access 

Smartphones and Internet eating TV time

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The use of Internetready devices like smartphones appears to have seriously cut into American’s traditional TV-watching time, new Nielsen data shows, potentially undercutting the notion that mobile devices merely serve More...

General News

News of Yesteryear

HASB president steps down

75 Years Ago  Robert Kazmayer, noted vagabond, writer, news commentator and lecturer on world events, will be in Huntingdon to deliver an address on the subject, “The Challenge of a Changing World.” He has been invited to speak by th More...

Local Sports

Wagner leads area in rushing, scoring; Kuhstos top passer

High school football season officially wraps up with an end of the year look at the final statistics among the local teams and players. More...

2015 Final High School Football Stats

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Power Points

Lewis McCartney of Mount Union had a score of 116 to claim the local prize in the weekly Power Points Contest.  Jeff Rossy of York, South Carolina, was the grand prize after scoring 123 of 136 points.  More...

People/Pastimes

Steps to kick off a year of good health

A fresh beginning with a new year is the perfect time for a health assessment to ensure you are ready to take on a full and active year ahead. More...

Boy Scouts attend STEAM weekend

Oneida District Scouts from Troop 28, Pack 248 and Pack 25 participated in a Maker/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) weekend Nov. 20-22, at Seven Mountains Scout Camp. More...

How to harness holiday indulging

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season — from office parties to family gatherings - often leads to over-indulging and deviating from a healthy lifestyle; luckily, it’s still possible to enjoy many of your favorite holiday dishes whil More...

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